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Friday, April 17, 2015

Elaine C. Fitzgerald (April 15, 2015)

Elaine C. Fitzgerald, age 104, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 7:59 PM at her residence. She was born on July 2, 1910 in Miles City, Montana, to the late Charles & Lucy (Henrionnet) Ennis.

She is survived by her son, Marc Fitzgerald of Greenville; daughter, Diane Anderson of Lewisburg, Ohio; daughter in law, Jan Fitzgerald of Greenville; grandchildren, John (Carolyn) Anderson, Berry (Eleanor) Anderson, Scott (Jeni) Fitzgerald, Anne Fitzgerald and Charles Mills; great grandchildren, Brooks Anderson, Lilian Anderson, Julie Anderson, Andrew Kocher, Jack Fitzgerald and Grant Fitzgerald.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Fitzgerald whom she married on June 24, 1936; son, Don Fitzgerald; daughter and son in law, Marcia & Jeffrey Mills; and son in law, John Anderson.

Elaine was a homemaker and started Greenville Day Nursery in 1957. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Rosary Altar Society. She loved cats, reading and most of all spending time with her family.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 233 West 3rd St., Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. John R. White celebrant. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 2-5 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers it is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Jane Elizabeth Mong (April 16, 2015)

Jane Elizabeth Mong, age 53, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:35 A.M. early morning on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. Psalm 116:15, Precious in the sight of the Lord is death of his saints. Jane was born January 23, 1962 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Richard Lee & Mona Jean (Crawford) Mong.

Jane is loved and missed by her longtime partner, Bill Klosterman of Ft. Recovery, Ohio; brothers & sisters, Joe & Evelyn Mong of Portland, Indiana, Tim Mong of Greenville, Ohio, Phil & Linda Mong of Piqua, Ohio, Sally & Tom Lephart of Greenville, Ohio, Chris & Dixie Mong of Greenville, Ohio, Carol & Edward Hill of New Madison, Ohio, Steve & Lilly Mong of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Amy Mong of Greenville, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jane was also preceded in death by her grandparents; brothers, Thomas and Michael Mong; and uncle, Donald Crawford.

Jane worked on the assembly line at Midmark Corporation in Versailles. She attended the Triumphant Christian Center in Greenville.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, April 20, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Sam Shilot officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or Cancer Association of Darke County. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Steve W. “Pappy” Young (April 14, 2015)

Steve W. “Pappy” Young, age 68 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 1:50 A.M. Tuesday April 14, 2015 at Hospice of Dayton. Steve was born July 3, 1946 in Versailles, Ohio and the son of the late Walter Wayne and Cecelia (Smith) Young.

He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War from 1963 until 1967 serving in the U.S. Marine Corp. and retired in 1999 from Fram Corporation of Greenville where he had been employed for several years.

Steve was a member of the Greenville American Legion, a life member Greenville V.F.W., also a life member of D.A.V., Tucson, Arizona; a very active member of the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard, member of the Greenville Moose Lodge, Versailles Eagles Lodge, White Springs and Union City Golf Courses and a Die-Hard Cleveland Browns Fan. He also had been involved with the Greenville Girls Softball League.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Dennis L. Young in 1997 and his mother-in-law Helen “Granny” Gilmore.

Steve is survived by his wife Eddie Grace (Gilmore) Young of Greenville. They were married January 12, 1980. Also daughters Michelle (Todd) Force, Jamie (Steve Becker) Young and Mindy Young all of Greenville; grandchildren Ashley (Jarvis) Martin, Christopher Force and Kendall Bunger; great grandchildren Blake Martin and Bentley Martin; brother Bruce Young of Mexico; sisters Mary Pat (Jack) Royer and Sherri Sue (Tom) Vance all of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday April 17, 2015 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third Street Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Father John R. White officiating. Burial with Full Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor guard will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday April 16, 2015 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. Prayers will be offered on Thursday April 16, 2015 at 2:30 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County, Darke County Cancer Association or the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Edward Joseph Collins (April 12, 2015)

Edward Joseph Collins age 53, of Berwyn. Beloved partner for 16 years of John M. Hicks; loving son of Edward A. and the late Lucy M. of Greenville, OH; fond brother of the late Colleen M. Hodges; dear uncle of Joshua Collins; cherished cousin of Cathryn Rose (Rich) Schillo of Elmira, NY.

Ed loved his cats; Lindy, Petey and Gizz Monster.

Visitation service will be held Thursday, April 16th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Linhart Funeral Home, 6820 W. Cermak Rd., Berwyn. Cremation was private. Edward's cremains will be laid to rest Saturday morning at St. Mary's Cemetery in Greenville, Ohio.

Arrangements will be handled by Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, 1000 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331. Donations maybe be made to Howard Brown Health Center, http://www.howardbrown.org in Memory of Edward Joseph Collins.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Cecil C. Holland (April 13, 2015)

Cecil C. Holland, age 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:20 A.M. Monday April 13, 2015 at his residence. Cecil was born October 26, 1929 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of the late Raymond L. and Mary Marie (Goens) Holland.

He was retired following 10 years of employment at International Harvester and 36 years at Corning Glass as a press operator.

He was a member of the Bethel Long Church of Liberty Township Ohio and loved playing sports, particularly excelling in basketball and baseball. Cecil was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Bengals and the Dayton Flyers.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Charlotte Mae (Burden) Holland November 6, 2012. They were married August 8, 1949. Also brothers Gene Holland, Verlin Holland, James Holland, Bill Holland and Jack Holland; Sister Betty Johnson and best friend Tom Hope.

Cecil is survived by his children Debbie Cline of Mooreland, Ind. and Patti Shepherd of Las Vegas, Nevada; grandchildren Erica (Ken) Iwamura, Jeremy (Stephanie) Cline, Natalie Shepherd and Amber Shepherd; great grandchildren Brandon Iwamura, Trevor Iwamura, Christina Martinez, Jaden Martinez and Bryce Shepherd; Sister Donna (Phillip) Clemens of New Castle, Ind. and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 A.M. Thursday April 16, 2015 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Pamela King officiating. Burial will follow in the Bass Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Heartland Hospice.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Bertha A. McEldowney (April 12, 2015)

Bertha A. McEldowney, 93 of Versailles, Ohio passed away on Sunday April 12, 2015 at 8:02 AM at the Versailles Health Care Center. She was born November 1, 1921 in Russia, Ohio the daughter of the late Felix & Agnes (Francis) Monnin. She was a homemaker and member of St. Denis Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Wilford “Bill” McEldowney; daughters: Rita Ann Subler, & Yvonne McEldowney; granddaughter: Joyce Subler; brothers: Homer, Henry, Forrest, Leroy, Joseph, & Forrest Monnin; sisters: Florence Gigandet, Cecilia Barhorst.

She is survived by her children & spouses: Kenneth & Janet McEldowney of Lake Placid, Florida, Norbert McEldowney of Versailles, Frank & Cindi McEldowney of Melbourne, Florida, & Ruth & Jerry Klenke of Henderson, Nevada; grandchildren: Sharon Fike, Karen Murphy, Jill Ruchty, Daniel McEldowney, Brian Klenke, Lisa Kaye Murphy, Julie Katchen, Brenda Pohl, & Ryan Subler; 17 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sisters: Eleanor Grillot of Webster, Ohio, Loretta Bey of Versailles, & Mary Louise Curtis of Chicago, Illinois.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday April 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church 14 East Wood Street, Versailles, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons Celebrant. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday April 15, 2015 and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Thursday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may given to State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Joveta L. Burk (April 12, 2015)

Joveta L. Burk, age 81, of Celina, Ohio, and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 1:00 AM at Celina Manor, Celina, Ohio. She was born on February 9, 1934 in Preble County, Ohio, to the late Russell & Kathryn (Studebaker) Kolling.

She is survived by her sons and daughter in law, Jerry & Veronica “Rocky” Burk of Celina and Donnie Burk of Greenville; 5 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 step great grandchildren; brothers and sister in law, Kenneth & Pat Kolling of Greenville and Darrell Kolling of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald B. Burk; grandson, Richard Burk; great granddaughter, Samantha Burk; and sisters, Sandra Thomas and Donna Jean Myers.

Joveta worked at Marlou Foods for 19 years, Copeland Corporation in Sidney and Gade Nursing Home. She was a member of the Hollansburg Christian Church.

There will be a service held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Joe Hanna officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 4-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the donor’s choice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Georgetta Monnin (April 11, 2015)

Georgetta Monnin, age 83, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:40 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on July 24, 1931 in New Castle, Indiana, to the late Oral and Mary (King) McClure.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Monnin of Versailles whom she married on August 9, 1969; daughter, Denise Casto of Reston, Virginia; grandchildren, Holden and Taylor Casto; sisters and brothers in law, Delores (Frank) Hittson of Austin, Texas, and Martha (Milford Irvin) Whitcomb of Muncie, Indiana; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brothers, Horace and Charles McClure and sister, Donna Jean McClure.

Georgetta was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church and worked as a nurse for Dr. Pippenger in Muncie, Indiana.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 6-8 PM and Tuesday from 9-10 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to St. Denis Catholic Church, State of the Heart Hospice or donor’s choice.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Wade Spencer (April 11, 2015)

Wade Spencer went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the age of 39 following a courageous battle against cancer. He was born on February 8, 1976 in Piqua, Ohio, to Clearance “Ed” and Marla (Palsgrove) Spencer whom both survive in Bradford, Ohio.

Wade married Jacci (Ayette) on June 12, 2004. She survives with their three sons, Caleb, Luke, and Isaac in Celina, Ohio. Other survivors are brother and sister-in-law Clay and Brandy Spencer of Bradford, Ohio, parents in law Tony and Joyce Ayette of Palestine, Ohio, in laws Joe and Marla Ayette, of Batesville, Indiana, Alan and Erin Ayette of Palestine, Ohio, Alicia and Dustin Swallow of Van Wert, Ohio and 6 nephews and 7 nieces. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents Lewis and JoAnn (Baker) Palsgrove, and paternal grandparents Clearance and Isabelle (Gabbard) Spencer. Wade attended Covenant Community Church, Coldwater. He was a graduate from Bradford High School, Bluffton University, and Wright State University. He taught at Bradford Elementary before becoming the principal at Coldwater Elementary. Wade will be remembered for his love for the Lord, family, and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday April 16, 2015 at the Palestine Church of Christ 209 Lynn Street Palestine, Ohio with Pastors Mike Simmons and Eric Muhlenkamp co-officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in the Palestine Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 14, 2015 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Covenant Community Church 809 Rose Drive Coldwater, Ohio and on Wednesday April 15, 2015 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Palestine Church of Christ Palestine, Ohio.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice of Darke, Mercer and Randolph Counties.

Funeral Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Etta Jean Breeding (April 10, 2015)

Etta Jean Breeding, 85, of Greenville, OH, passed away early Friday morning, April 10, 2015 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

She was born April 25, 1929 in Kingsport, Tenn., a daughter of the late Joseph and Lila Mae (Ladd) Shipley . In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers.

She is survived by her daughters, Deb (Rick) Gutheil of Verona, and Connie (Marty) McCabe of Greenville; grandchildren, Jaime (Donnie) Julian of Piqua, Zach McCabe of Greenville, Hannah (Sean) Germain of Massachusetts and Noah McCabe of Greenville.

Services will be held at 10am, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.

Burial will follow in the Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Mildred M. Campbell (April 10, 2015)

Mildred M. Campbell, 94, of Rossburg, OH, passed away Friday evening, April 10, 2015 at her residence.

She was born June 29, 1920 in Greenville Township, Darke County, daughter of the late Henry M. and Nola (Miller) Bowman. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Campbell on July 18, 2001; and a brother, Millard Bowman.

Mildred was retired from Fram in Greenville where she had worked for 22 years. She was a member of the Ansonia First Church of God.

Millie is survived by her children, Bob J. (Becky) Campbell and Cheryl Campbell; foster child, Joe and Sandra Williams; grandchildren, Jamie (Kim) Campbell, Trisha E. (Eric) Prenger, Jason Grieshop, Brent Grieshop, and Chris Williams; great grandchildren, Jordan, Brett, and Kaydee Campbell, Madison, Abigail, Audrey, and Carson Prenger, Mitchell, Jake, and Mason Greishop; sisters, Marlene (Lester) Ward, and Karen (Duane) Mote; a very special friends, Polo and Kay Perez, and Doug and Patty Kaiser.

A service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 16 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April15, and 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Ansonia First Church of God or State of the Heart Hospice

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Alice Emma Kueterman Huffman (April 8, 2015)

Alice Emma Kueterman Huffman, 83, passed peacefully at her home on April 8, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones. Alice, a devoted mother and grandmother, was a local historian and genealogist. She will be remembered for her humor and passion for life.

Alice was born on February 26, 1932 in Shelby County, Ohio, to the late Andy and Della (Coons) Kueterman.

Alice graduated from Versailles High School in 1950. She retired from Hobart Corp (PMI) in Troy, Ohio. After retiring, Alice volunteered at Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio.

Alice was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she served on the church council. She was a Trustee of the Versailles Historical Society and the Worch Memorial Library. She served as President of the Darke County Genealogical Society for fourteen years and was awarded the Toni Seiler Award in 2014 for her service to the organization. Alice was also a member of the Fort Greene Ville Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Versailles F.O.E. 2347 Auxiliary, and the Darke County Historical Society.

In addition to her parents, Alice is also preceded in death by her husband, Max Gordon Huffman, who died in 2008. They were married on June 20, 1953. Also preceding her were brothers-in-law Wilbur, Ora, Ernie, and Gerald Huffman, John Smock, and John Luellen, sisters-in-law Agnes Smock, Helen Luellen, Wanda Holt Orne, and Marie Huffman.

She is survived by four children, Dixie and Jim Stephens of Somerset, Kentucky, Roberta and Dan Stahl of Washington Court House, Ohio, Ed Huffman and Hallie Martin of Cedar Grove, Tennessee, and Jim and Melanie Huffman of Versailles; grandchildren Jance and Elaine Stephens, Abby Stahl and Mike Molenda, Beth Stahl and Scott Harris, Catherine Stahl, Mindy and Jason Stebbins, Morgan Huffman, Taylor Huffman and Mitch Westerhide, and Bailey Huffman: great-granddaughters, Gabriella and Caleigh Stebbins; brother and sister-in-law Dick and Rita Kueterman of Russia, Ohio, Brother-in-law Herb Huffman and Elaine Ruth; special friends Diane Huffman and Pat Huffman Kreig, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church 204 East Wood Street Versailles, Ohio with Rev. Robert Akins officiating. Burial will follow in Brock Cemetery in Brock. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, State of the Heart Hospice, or the Versailles Museum. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Bernice E. Harman (April 9, 2015)

Bernice E. Harman, age 94 of Greenville, Ohio passes away at 3:14 A.M. Thursday April 9, 2015 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home of Greenville. She was born November 19, 1920 in Randolph County Indiana and the daughter of the late Charles H. and Fannie O. (Miller) Day.

Bernice was a member of the Beamsville Christian Church and the Ladies Aid of the Church. She retired from Mary’s Beauty Shop of Ansonia in 1968 as a Hair Stylist.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband H. Blaine Pratt in 1968; second husband Otis E. Harman in 2010; 3 brothers and 5 Half-brothers.

Bernice is survived by her children Karen K. Mikolic and Tedd L. Pratt both of Greenville; grandchildren Sharon (Bruce) Snyder, Ann (Dave) Jadischke, Trixie Pratt and friend Richard Whitley, Lena (Bobby) Wright and Jeni (Cam) Woliver; 11 great grandchild as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday April 14, 2015 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Steve Short officiating. Burial will follow in the Lisbon Cemetery Union City, Indiana. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Beamsville Christian Church.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Glenna Maxine Hillier (April 8, 2015)

Glenna Maxine Hillier, age 93, of Piqua, Ohio, and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 7:05 AM at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on December 26, 1921 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late William J. & Blanche (Cook) Miller.

She is survived by her 2nd husband, Leslie “Les” R. Hillier of Piqua, Ohio; son and daughters in law, Richard & Mary Martin of Greenville and Gloria Martin of Greenville; daughter, Marilyn Warrick of Greenville; step daughter and son in law, Judy and Rollan Brown; step daughter in law, Shirley Hillier; grandchildren, Tory Martin, Jeff Martin, Tracey Martin, Jennifer Schatz, Jessica Warrick, Lance Warrick, Julie Eldridge and Scott Martin; 14 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; half-brother, Roger Miller; numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her 1st husband, Lowell Martin; son, Dennis “Denny” Martin; grandparents, Martin & Louise Cook; sister, Marjorie Caron; step son, Jim Hillier.

Glenna worked 15 years at Hobart Co. in Greenville and was a member of the Greenville VFW Auxiliary and St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. Glenna was a 1939 graduate of Greenville High School. She resided in North Ft. Myers, Florida from 1978-1986 and was a charter member of the Annie Oakley Camping Club and National Camping & Hiking Association.

There will be a service held on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Jim Vandermark and Pastor John Whirledge co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 2-4 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be given to the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ or the donor’s choice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Beverly Ann Didier (April 6, 2015)

Beverly Ann Didier age 66, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 9:15 P.M. on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. Beverly was born May 27, 1948 in Greenville, Ohio to the late William Varner & Dorothea (Magoteaux) Varner Gessler.

Beverly is survived by her husband, Richard J. “Dick” Didier whom she married July 12, 1969; children, Daniel Didier of Scottsdale, Arizona, Elizabeth “Beth” & Daniel Simons of Versailles, Ohio, Douglas & Kara Didier of Versailles, Ohio, Rebecca & Ted Bruns of Yorkshire, Ohio and William R. “Bill” Didier of Versailles, Ohio; grandchildren, Austin Didier, Alexa Didier, Cameron Didier, Lewis Kremer, Jason Simons, Sarah Simons, Jacob Simons, Braylan Bruns, Jaxon Bruns, Matthew Bruns and Eliza Bruns; brother, Bruce Varner of Versailles, Ohio; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Dorothy and John Mangen, Ed Didier, Jim and Sheila Didier all of Versailles, Ohio, Lucille and Maurice Brunswick of Fort Recovery, Ohio, Annie Hodges of Union City, Ohio, Bob and Shirley Didier of Celina, Ohio, Mary Raffel of Burkettsville, Ohio and Mark and Deb Didier of Bradford, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Beverly was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Donna Varner and brother-in-law, Bobby Jo Hodges.

Beverly was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and the Versailles American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Beverly was extremely creative and artistic. She enjoyed drawing, painting, crocheting, crafting, sewing and cooking.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. James Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. There will be no visitation. An open house celebration of Beverly’s life at the Versailles Vet’s Club will immediately proceed the burial. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County P.O. Box 502 Troy, Ohio 45373. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Zechar Funeral home in Versailles. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.

Donald E. Wintrow (March 25, 2015)

Donald E. Wintrow, age 61 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:53 A.M. Wednesday March 25, 2015 at the Miami Valley Hospital; Dayton, Ohio. Donald was born November 16, 1953 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of the late Delbert R. and Mary K. (Grill) Wintrow.

He was retired from Lambert Inc. of Ansonia and Cooper Farms of Darke County, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Sisters Barbara Wintrow, Helen Pitzenbarger and Shirley Fitzgerald and Brothers Paul Wintrow, Steve Wintrow and Bill Wintrow.

Donald is survived by a daughter Raedawn Wintrow and 2 Grandchildren of Zephyrhills, Florida and his 3 brothers Jack (Mary) Wintrow and Ray (Sharon) Wintrow all of Greenville and John (Nona) Wintrow of Kileen, Texas.

A Memorial Service will be at 4:00 P.M. Sunday April 12, 2015 at Spring Hall 623 Spring Street Greenville, Ohio.

Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Paul M. Dutter (April 4, 2015)

Paul M. Dutter, 61 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday April 4, 2015 at 11:05 PM at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana. He was born September 12, 1953 in Modesto, California the son of Ivan Dutter of Greenville and the late Myrna (Kline) Dutter.

Services will be held on Thursday April 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Castine Church of the Brethren 624 US Route 127 South, Castine, Ohio with Don Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

John E. Wynn (April 6, 2015)

John E. Wynn, age 78, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7:30 AM at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on June 24, 1936 in Dizney, Kentucky, to the late Ed & Edith (McGinnis) Wynn.

He is survived by his sons, John Wynn Jr. of Maryland and Ronnie Tolliver of Greenville; daughter and son in law, Goldie & John Luebtow of Chatsworth, CA; grandchildren, Monica, Jessica, Stephanie, Jason, Lori and Courtney (TJ); 3 great grandchildren, sister, Ann Wynn of Evarts, Kentucky; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Wynn whom he married on March 2, 1972; daughter, Trisha Quick; sisters, Edna Goddard and Alice Teague; brother, Robert Lee Goddard; grandson, Kevin and granddaughter, Ashley.

John retired from the United States Army in 1979 after serving 20 years. He attended Mount Assembly Church of God in Greenville.

There will be a service held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home. A graveside military service will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Anna T. Ganger (March 24, 2015)

Anna T. Ganger of the Brethren Retirement Community formerly of Bradford, Ohio lost a tremendous fight to Alzheimer’s disease on March 24th. She was surrounded by family. Anna now watches over her sister Rose, sons Timothy (Teressa) Mullins and John (Cindy) Pearson, as well as granddaughter Alicia Mullins and great grandchildren Aiden and Harper. She was preceded in death by her husband: Dale F. Ganger of Bradford, Ohio, Son: David Mullins of Florida, and numerous brothers and sisters. Anna was a retired bus driver and Post Office worker. She was very involved in her great grandchildren’s lives.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday April 8, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM with a service immediately following at the Brethren Retirement Community Chapel 750 Chestnut Street, Greenville, Ohio. The family asks that attendees wear something purple to honor Alzheimer’s awareness. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Marie R. Lutz (April 6, 2015)

Marie R. Lutz, age 89, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 5:26 AM at Heartland of Greenville, Greenville, Ohio. She was born June 18, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Cassuis & Ethel (Pretzman) Hawkey.

She is survived by her sons and daughter in law, Raymond & Bonnie Lutz of Greenville and Jim Lutz of Greenville; daughter and son in law, Joann & Lee Emrick of Greenville; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Lutz, sons, Clarence and Richard Lutz; as well as numerous brothers and sisters.

There will be a service held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the donor’s choice as well as everyone attending the service dress casual.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com